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A Rising Conservative Star – From Puerto Rico?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 7:45pm

Puerto Rico is approaching a plebiscite on statehood, pursuant to congressional legislation which is under consideration. Pat at And So It Goes In Shreveport has a good post summing up the current politics of statehood for Puerto Rico.

One person to keep an eye on is the current Governor of Puerto Rico,

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Inspirational Story of the Day

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 11:30am

And of course, he is a Cornell Law School student, Class of 2010:

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Now It Begins – Dems Push For Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 4:10pm

The civil charges being brought against Goldman Sachs on the eve of the push for financial reform have been politicized from day one by the Obama administration and Democrats.

Civil charges can put pressure on a firm and industry, and in...

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The Apartment Protection and Affordable Door Person Act of 2010

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 7:27am

Big news over the wires. The threatened Doorman Strike in New York City has been averted, Deal Reached That Averts a Walkout by Doormen:

The owners of more than 3,200 apartment buildings in New York City reached an agreement on a new labor contract with the union that represents about 30,000 doormen,...

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The Upside Of Salt Regulation – Job Creation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 1:25pm

On March 11, I reported on a proposal by a New York State Democratic legislator to ban salt in restaurants, Leave Our Salt Alone.

One political scientist, who also totally missed the Scott Brown election call, vehemently objected that the claim the government would regulate salt was a totally wingnut conspiracy theory:

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Anyone for headless goat rugby…?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 9, 2010 at 6:30am

Absolutely, bring it on, via The Independent:

A sport best described as “mounted goat rugby from hell” could soon be transported from northern Afghanistan’s dusty plains to the green turf of Twickenham, or even New York’s Yankee Stadium, if enthusiasts have their way.

Buzkashi, a game supposedly devised by Genghis Khan, pits men...

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Hors Catégorie

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 11:16am

(Image via Voting Female)

Title translation here.

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Cpl Jonathan Daniel Porto

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 12:02am

On March 14, 2010, Marine Corporal Jonathan Daniel Porto was killed in Afghanistan.

Every loss of one of our soldiers is tragic, but this tragedy has hit home because Cpl. Porto’s wife has posted about it at her blog, ...

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Sad Days at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 9:11am

Three students have committed suicide on the Cornell campus recently, including two last week, by jumping from bridges over the numerous gorges which run through campus.

The mood is somber.

We need to do a better job helping students keep life in perspective.

We place so much pressure on our young people to achieve...

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Leave Our Salt Alone

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 7:47am

Don’t think government, if given the chance, will try to control the most minute aspects of your life?

Don’t worry that once the bureaucracy gets ahold of the right to regulate your health care decisions — starting with what type of insurance you are required to buy — the end result will...

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Alaskan Sled Chihuahua

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 8:21am

New addition to the family, Lola.

Reportedly from the hearty Alaskan Sled Chihuahua line, when fully grown able to pull a week’s worth of supplies through the toughest conditions.

I’m beginning to have my doubts.

Lola is worried that Obama will nationalize pet care, and she’ll have to wait in line to get her...

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D.C. Gives Up On Men

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 10:51pm

Because men cannot be trusted to use condoms, the District of Columbia will become the first city to distribute female condoms for free (emphasis mine):

The District will become the first city...

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Exclusive: Complete List of Tea Party Violent Acts

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 1, 2010 at 9:33am

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(Psst… Don’t anyone tell Frank Rich, it will upset his psychosis).

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Harry Reid May Be Right About Domestic Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 2:52pm

Reid: ‘Men, when they’re out of work, tend to become abusive’

I wonder if he had anyone in particular in mind?

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